'Billable hours do not help innovation' – the tech conundrums law firms are grappling with

Speakers from KPMG, Freshfields and Baker McKenzie discuss top tech issues at the Legal Week Strategic Technology Forum 2018

Law firms’ dependence on hourly billing is holding them back from devising new, more efficient ways of working, according to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer chief legal innovation officer Isabel Parker.

Parker told attendees at Legal Week’s Strategic Technology Forum 2018 – which took place in Italy last week – that “billable hours do not help innovation”.